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Riot police storm Rio Indian museum

EVICTED:Saying FIFA demanded that the museum be demolished, a claim the soccer body denies, city officials said the area will be turned into 2014 World Cup facilities


After the museum closed more than three decades ago, Indians of various ethnicities started using it as a safe place to stay when they came to Rio to pursue an education, sell trinkets in the streets or receive medical treatment.

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